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American Legion Honors Fallen Veterans




The Lexington American Legion hosted a somber ceremony Sunday afternoon on the Square. Almost 100 people attended to watch the Honor Guard present a 21 Gun Salute, enjoy patriotic music and to hear Pastor Leif Hasskarl give a moving speech about the reason we celebrate Memorial Day. Above, members of the Honor Guard, Paul Freeman, Ernest Cherico, Leroy Smith, Roy Schindler, Wiley Martin, Travis McPhaul and Robert Huettel. At the right, Fred Rhodes, Eugene Jenke and Frank Newkirk present a wreath at the Memorial on the Square. The Lexington American Legion hosted a somber ceremony Sunday afternoon on the Square. Almost 100 people attended to watch the Honor Guard present a 21 Gun Salute, enjoy patriotic music and to hear Pastor Leif Hasskarl give a moving speech about the reason we celebrate Memorial Day. Above, members of the Honor Guard, Paul Freeman, Ernest Cherico, Leroy Smith, Roy Schindler, Wiley Martin, Travis McPhaul and Robert Huettel. At the right, Fred Rhodes, Eugene Jenke and Frank Newkirk present a wreath at the Memorial on the Square.

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